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It has been announced Chairman of wombourne Parish Council, Councillor Dan Kinsey has been awarded the British Empire Medal. The honour has been made in the queen's Birthday Honours list for services to the community of Wombourne, particularly during the Covid-19...
Ever wondered what story a plan could tell about where they were found, who discovered them and how they grow? Wombourne Scientific Society are delighted that Samantha Hopes will be presenting her talk, "Plans With A Story" on Thursday 16th June 2022 at 7.30pm at...
The Platinum Jubilee celebrations this weekend were always going to be subject to the vagaries of the greatest topic of conversation in these islands; the weather! Current thoughts are that Friday may see a few showers developing for the concert and event at the Civic...
Forget the diet, there's some serious cake to be consumed in Wombourne as a new shop opens it's doors. Bake My Day by Jade is opening on Saturday 22nd January 2022 and everyone is invited! Owner Jade Moss started backing bake in 2010 for family, and as her children...
Your chance to have your say about the future of the playing fields at Brickbridge. This from Wombourne Parish Council ... LET US HAVE YOUR VIEWS - BRICKBRIDGE PLAYING FIELDSThis is a reminder that we have an open session on Thursday 20th January from 3pm to 8pm in...
The village has been awoken by the sounds of ice being scraped off car windows over the past few days, and there is likely to be more to come. Forecasters are warning that although there will be little rain in the coming week, high pressure will be bringing further...
GOD HAS NO GRANDCHILDREN ….. In the Christmas story, everyone knows about Mary & Joseph & baby Jesus but whatever happened to baby Jesus’ grandparents? Christmas is when families usually come together, isn’t it? Usually three generations, sometimes even four,...
May 2021 is Mental Health month, and as we ease out of lockdown we would like to remind you that Jet Singh Trust have put together a fund to help school aged children suffering with their mental health. Around 1 in 8 children and young people experience...
A Glimpse into the Past
Wombourne boasts a rich history that spans over centuries. Established in the Domesday Book of 1086, this village has witnessed the passage of time and the evolution of society. The striking 13th-century St. Benedict Biscop Church stands as a testament to the village’s enduring past, while its architecture reflects the intricate craftsmanship of eras gone by. As we stroll through the streets lined with charming cottages and heritage buildings, we are reminded that every corner of Wombourne has a tale to tell.
We’ve managed to collate many old photos of Wombourne from times gone by.
Embracing Nature’s Bounty
Wombourne is not just a haven for history buffs; it also appleals to nature enthusiasts and those seeking solace in the embrace of the outdoors. The village is graced with lush greenery, from the sprawling meadows to the winding paths that lead to enchanting woodlands. Breathe in the fresh air as you take leisurely strolls along the Wom Brook, a charming waterway that winds its way through the village. The tranquil surroundings make for a perfect escape from the bustle of modern life.
Thriving Community Spirit
What truly sets Wombourne apart is its strong sense of community. With a population of approximately 12,818, the village exudes a warmth that comes from the close-knit bonds shared among its residents. From bustling markets where artisans and farmers come together to share their creations, to community events that celebrate everything from art to music, the village is alive with shared experiences that bring us all closer. Each year there are events in the village such as the Scarecrow Hunt run by Kingsway Church and the Christmas Light Switch on which draw large crowds of people.
Eating out in Wombourne
For those with a taste for culinary exploration, Wombourne doesn’t disappoint. Coffee shops offer delightful treats and a chance to unwind with a cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake. If you’re looking for something heartier, the village’s pubs and eateries serve up a delectable range of dishes, from traditional British fare to international delights. .
Gateway to Adventure
Beyond the ambiance and historical charm, Wombourne serves as a gateway to a world of adventure. The village’s proximity to the stunning Staffordshire countryside opens up a plethora of outdoor activities, from hiking and cycling to horseback riding.
Preserving the Peace
As Wombourne gains attention for its peaceful beauty, the community is committed to preserving the village’s tranquility. Local initiatives focus on sustainable practices and conservation efforts to ensure that future generations can experience the same sense of wonder and peace that define Wombourne today.
In conclusion, Wombourne is more than just a village – it’s a tapestry of natural beauty, history, and community spirit that comes together to create an idyllic haven. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat, a glimpse into history, or a warm and welcoming community, Wombourne has it all. So, come and experience the magic that lies within the heart of this hidden gem, and let its timeless allure captivate your senses.
Wombourne Parish Council was originally established in 1894 and took its present form in 1974. The council represents the first tier of local Government being the closest to the Wombourne Community.
They are located at Wombourne Civic Centre, Gravel Hill and are made up of three wards: North Ward (six seats), South East Ward (four seats) and South West Ward (five seats), a total of 15 Parish Councillors in all.
For more information on Wombourne Council, visit their website: http://www.wombourneparishcouncil.org.uk/